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Posted on Fri, 3 Jun 2016 in Pregnancy
Question: hi.. I had a normal delivery on 22 march 16. the bleeding has stopped nw. bt my panty is getting very wet soon. wat I doubt is the stitches has gt melt without proper healing.
also wld like to inform you that I am been given a very hot water bath twice a day. Also asked to take a heat smoky flame of charcoal n cow dung for the entire body after the bath.

pls let me know weather due to hot water n cis of heat the stitches have gt melt or will it take time to heal it on it's own time. I have noticed that the skin is still deep open. pls suggest wat steps I need to take.
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Episiotomy gape

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
From your description, it seems that your stitches have gaped.
It can be due to improper hygiene, repeated squatting, or improper healing.
Hot water bath and smoke bath do not cause such symptoms.
I will suggest you to consult your treating OBGYN specialist to properly examine the gape site, give appropriate treatment and antibiotics.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
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